Adrian joined BT in February 2020 and was previously a Partner and Head of AI, EMEIA and UK, EY (Ernst & Young) Financial Services until January 2020. At EY he was an advisor to the Race Diversity Committee and worked to improve focus, processes and metrics across the organization. In 2018, he achieved 50% BAME and 50% women recruitment in leading a team of 200. Adrian was a NED with the Home Office for over four years until January 2020, where he was a member of the Race Board and contributed to the Home Office D&I strategy. He is also a NED on the People Board of the Cabinet Office, where he challenges government-wide plans and injects an external perspective on race diversity strategies and policies. Adrian was awarded an OBE for services to equality and diversity in business in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List and is on the Advisory Board of Business in the Community.